While Afghanistan is -- understandably -- the primary focus of the headlines following the President's speech last night, Brian Fishman -- on "Foreign Policy" magazine's website -- posits that the real war is in Pakistan, with the government there directing its main military efforts against anti-Pakistani militants, a category which does not necessarily include our Al Queda terrorist enemies harbored in Pakistan.
Kipling's "East is East and West is West ... etc." has never been more resoundingly true.
Read more at: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2009/12/01/pakistans_failing_war_on_terror